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Obituaries: LaPlatney, Moore

Tracey Carol LaPlatney

CASPER, Wyo. –

Tracey Carol LaPlatney, 59, of Casper, WY, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Tracey was born September 7, 1960 in Casper to Robert and Eva Boatman. She received her education in Casper at Kelly Walsh High School. Tracey married Daniel C. LaPlatney on October 30, 1992.

Tracey worked for Jefferson-Lewis County BOCES for 9 years as a paraeducator for special needs students. She later worked as a phlebotomist for 10 years. During her employment, Tracey developed many close relationships with not only her co-workers, but her donors as well. She never met a stranger. Her smile and laughter were contagious wherever she was. Tracey loved to go camping. She took pride and enjoyment in organizing annual family reunion camping trips. Tracey and Dan loved to travel. Her favorite trips included traveling through Utah and Nevada with their camper and, traveling back to New York to visit family. Tracey’s greatest love was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

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Tracey was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Eva (Tolman) Boatman; daughter, Miranda J. Baker; and aunts, Gaye (Tolman) Peterson, Barbara (Tolman) Winstead, and Diane (Tolman) Sixberry. Survivors include her husband, Dan LaPlatney; sons, Jonah (Jessarae) Baker and Steve (Amber) Baker; grandchildren, Darien, Jesse, Tasia, Chance, Tristan, Finlee, and Duncan; great-grandchildren, Rahzaya and one on the way. She is also survived by her brother, Mark Boatman, sister, Eva Boatman, her favorite uncle, Richard Tolman, and many close cousins.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00am at Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories in Casper, WY. A reception will immediately follow at the Evansville Community Center located at 71 N Curtis Street.


Richard Dean “Dick” Moore

Richard Dean “Dick” Moore, age 75, passed on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Richard was born on November 13, 1943, to Lynn Faye and Mary Rosetta Moore. At the age of 17, Dick enrolled with the U.S. Navy and served our country during the Vietnam War.

Dick grew up in Riverton, Wyoming, and resided the last 20 years in Casper, Wyoming, where he was a field mechanic.

His passions included spending time with family, fishing, hunting and the mountains.

In death Dick will be reunited with lost loved ones: Lynn and Mary Moore, his son Lynn Faye Moore as well as extended family members. He will be greatly missed by his son Chancy Dean Moore and granddaughters Amathyst Jade, Skylynn Meadow and Serenity Rose Moore, his sister Loretta Brewbaker and her children, Karash Turpin and LaFawn Hopes, as well as their spouses, children and grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held in Riverton at Mountain View Cemetery on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 11 a.m.